The Nvidia Shield is almost certainly more important to Google than it is to Nvidia. After the failure of Google TV—in part thanks to its lacklustre UI and poor developer support—its follow-up Android TV needed to do better. Unfortunately, that hasn't quite happened.
Dell has rolled out three new machines for its XPS notebook lineup including the XPS 12 2-in-1, XPS 13, and XPS 15. The machines have the XPS premium design and feature sixth gen Intel Core processors inside. The XPS 12 2-in-1 is a device that can be changed between tablet and notebook mode with a removable keyboard. There is a 4K UHD display option and dual cameras.
This was definitely a big week for Microsoft . Not just because it revealed some new and interesting devices but because it also managed to convert some naysayers as well, in one fell swoop. However, they do say that the test of the pudding is in the eating, and we won't really be getting our hands on that pudding until later next month.
If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to have a legit Android operating system running your PC or laptop , you’re not alone. The developers over at the Android x86 project have wondered the same thing and are now trying to do something about it. Their latest breakthrough is a release candidate (RC) – that’s developer-ese for “very nearly there, but not quite” – that’s based on Android 5.
Update : Kishonti Ltd, creators of GFXBench, have contacted us to say that a new build of GFXBench Metal for OS X will be available soon and that it may changeperformance. We'll run the new version of the test and update this article as soon as it's available. Original story: OS X El Capitan includes a new graphics API called Metal , the same API the company included in iOS 8 last year.
All your favorite TV shows are slowly coming back as Fall TV has officially begun. And that means that your Android TV will be seeing even more action over the next few months as you stream the shows you want to watch, when you want to watch them. They are adding even more shows and channels that you can choose from, as well as other OEMs are also joining the whole Android TV eco-system.
The original Chromecast proved that big surprises can come in small packages. Even though it was just a $35 HDMI dongle the size of a pack of gum, it had the power to transform any TV into a smart one, as long as you had a smartphone, tablet or computer nearby. Sure it wasn't as full-featured as other media streamers, but for the price, it was a bargain.
One thing we can count on no matter the brand name on the video cards that gamers and enthusiasts buy for their computers is that each successive generation will offer increased performance. NVIDIA is no exception to this and the company often has some of the best performing video cards on the market in some price classes.